News Archive

Archive of industry news from the global och industry

News By Date

May 2023


Caldwell expands RUD ACP-Turnado lifting point range
31 May 2023 US-based The Caldwell Group has expanded its series of RUD ACP-Turnado lifting points by adding Max and Supermax versions.

OTH Pioneer Rigging reaches remote control hooks milestone in North America
23 May 2023 Canada’s OTH Pioneer Rigging has reached the milestone of having 600 remote-controlled LudwigHooks at work just two years after introducing the hooks to North America.

A1A Software releases app-based tool for designing 3D rigging plans
19 May 2023 US-based A1A Software, the developer of 3D Lift Plan, has released a new application-based tool for creating rigging plans.

Spanco unveils new Workmate electric chain hoist
02 May 2023 PtP Spanco Inc. has launched an electric chain hoist called the Workmate.

April 2023


ESI delivers overhead cranes for US engine repair shop
28 April 2023 Engineered Systems Inc. has supplied the cranes for a newly opened aircraft engine maintenance facility.

Konecranes acquires Whiting Corporation crane businesses
26 April 2023 Konecranes has acquired the industrial and nuclear crane and crane service operations of privately held Whiting Corporation.

Private equity firm buys Slingmax and I&I Sling
21 April 2023 River Associates Investments, a US private equity firm based in Tennessee, has announced the acquisition of the I&I Sling and Slingmax (I&I/Slingmax) business.

Engineered Material Handling promotes Branham to national sales manager
19 April 2023 US-based Engineered Material Handling (EMH) has promoted Ann Branham to the position of national sales manager.

Mexican logistics firm uses hydraulic gantry to install 324-ton gas turbine
18 April 2023 Tradelossa, a Mexican company specialising in logistics solutions for ultra-heavy project cargo, oversized, manoeuvres and assemblies, has used its new Enerpac Super Boom Lift SBL1100 hydraulic gantry to install a 324-ton gas turbine at the Salamanca Combined Cycle Plant in Mexico.

Caldwell moves lunar lander for final assembly
13 April 2023 A 2,500lb capacity transport cradle, customised by The Caldwell Group Inc., has been used to facilitate final assembly of Intuitive Machines’ lunar lander, Nova-C, that is scheduled to land on the Moon this June.

March 2023


Harrington Hoists releases new mini electric chain hoists
08 March 2023 Harrington Hoists has released two new lines of mini electric chain hoists designed for use in medium to heavy-duty industrial settings, repair shops, garages and any facility with limited space.

Caldwell recruits RUD outside sales manager
06 March 2023 The Caldwell Group has named Robert Allen outside sales manager for its RUD product line in the US and Canada.

Harrington/Kito introduces new mini entertainment chain hoists
02 March 2023 Harrington Hoists/Kito Entertainment Group has released its new line of Krewmate mini entertainment chain hoists.

February 2023


Iron and Steel tech show set for spring
28 February 2023 The annual AISTech event will take place this May in Michigan.

Harrington Hoists announces 2023 Repair School Schedule
24 February 2023 Lifting solutions company Harrington Hoists has released dates for its US Harrington Repair School, which provides technicians with up-to-date information on installing and servicing Harrington's entire product line.

Port of long beach SSA Marine retrofits RTG cranes to run on electric
22 February 2023 Longshore workers are using nine electric cranes to stack containers at one of the Port of Long Beach’s busiest terminals in a large-scale demonstration project, as the port and its partners pursue zero emissions cargo handling by 2030.

US lifting gear rental firm appoints new VP of sales
17 February 2023 Lifting gear rental specialists LGH North America has named Ryan Group as its new vice president of sales.

Pelican Rope Works/US Rigging Supply expands distribution in Canada
16 February 2023 Pelican Rope Works/US Rigging Supply (PRW-USR) has announced a partnership with Canadian Sales Agency Group (CSAG), a manufacturer representative agency specialising in safety, construction and industrial products.